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Exact facts on loved ones strength use, mixed with different facts on loved ones future health (including intake, source of revenue, overall healthiness, and education), is key to observe growth within the family strength transition from conventional biomass fuels to trendy fuels and electrical energy and to judge the influence of presidency power regulations on dwelling stipulations. Multi-topic socioeconomic family surveys, corresponding to the area Bank's residing criteria dimension learn (LSMS), grants facts with which to make those measurements. Designers of LSMS and different multi-topic loved ones surveys can use those instructions to assist make sure that their surveys supply extra large and trustworthy facts on loved ones strength use than they do at this time. the information spotlight weaknesses in present LSMS surveys with recognize to power questions and speak about how such questions should be higher formulated to yield extra precious information for power coverage research. loved ones strength surveys carried out through the years provide classes on which formulations of questions paintings most sensible and supply the main constant effects. This adventure has been drawn directly to enhance the prototype gas and electrical energy modules contained in those instructions. signs that could be made from the knowledge also are mentioned; during this regard, the current document contributes to overseas efforts to outline strength signs for sustainable improvement. it really is expected that those instructions may also help LSMS designers contain strength modules of the kind proposed herein into LSMS survey questionnaires. over the years, as extra surveys containing those modules are applied, extra event might be won on which questions paintings top particularly state settings and that are Most worthy for coverage research.

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The list of household fuels in this module is indicative (Table 6). The LSMS survey designer may need to delete fuels that are not available in the country for which the LSMS is being designed and add others. The survey designer should recall that fuel shortages or price advantages of one fuel over another can induce fuel substitution. For example, if LPG is subsidized and gasoline is not, households can have their car fuel systems adapted to use LPG instead of gasoline. Notes on Fuel Sources Prototype Module F01 and F11: During the last 30 days, has your household used [for each fuel]?

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As Figure 1 shows, the poorest decile receives 13 percent of the total subsidy, while the richest receives 7 percent. The poverty rate in Yemen in 2003 was about 40 percent, meaning that 52 percent of the total subsidy goes to the non-poor. Using the data, it is also possible to estimate how removing the subsidy affects household expenditure. Figure 1 shows the increase in expenditure as a percent of total household budget. 8 8. 2. 22 World Bank Working Paper Figure 1. 2% Source: World Bank (2005).

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